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Grocery stores and fish markets in the United States are promoting fresh crab, shrimp and other seafood for entertaining on New Year’s Eve.

At the 177-store The Fresh Market chain in Greensboro, North Carolina, jumbo shrimp cocktail 26/30s are on special for USD 12.99 (EUR 12.40) per pound, and 5-ounce North Atlantic lobster tails are going for USD 8.99 (EUR 8.58) each, from 28 December through 3 January.

Similarly, Schenectady, New York-based Price Chopper, which operates 134 stores, is...

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Amazon’s new high-tech retail concept, Amazon Go, could reimagine how packaged fish dinners and other seafood items are sold in grocery stores and supermarkets in the future.

At Amazon Go’s pilot store in Seattle, Washington, sensors detect when products are taken from or returned to shelves and keeps track of them in a virtual cart. Instead of checking out via the typical United States grocery system via a cashier scanning product bar codes, customers simply walk out of the store and the...

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The first French open sushi competition last month gathered 12 top chefs from all over the country to pit their skills against each other and demonstrate their abilities.

Chefs were asked to produce three different sushi preparations and were judged on both their technical skill and the taste of their creations by a jury.

Competition organizer Anne-Catherine Gillet explained that the aim of the contest was to promote the art and consumption of sushi and to celebrate responsible fishing...

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Chilled and frozen seafood sales are expected to be higher this holiday season through New Year’s due to overall higher spending on seafood, and especially higher-end products.

Already, Nielsen ScanTrack data shows a jump in dollar sales of fresh seafood from GBP 1.95 million (USD 2.4 million, EUR 2.3 milion) for the 52 weeks ending 5 December 2015, to a little more than GBP 2 million (USD 2.5 million, EUR 2.4 million) for the 52 weeks ending 3 December 2016.

“The majority of this years’...

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Celebrated Portland, Maine U.S.A.-based seafood restaurant Eventide Oyster Co. is planning on making a move down the coastline to Boston, Massachusetts.

Big Tree Hospitality, the company behind some of Portland’s most popular restaurants including Eventide, Honey Paw, and Hugo’s, is “actively involved” in acquiring a new restaurant space near to Fenway in Boston, it said in a news release.

As of now, the new location would go by the name “Eventide Fenway” and be located at 1321 Boylston...

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